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Pack-Brown, Sherlon P.; Thomas, Tequilla L.; Seymour, Jennifer M. – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2008
Multiculturalism and social justice counseling issues influence counselors' ethical thinking and behavior. Counselor educators are responsible for facilitating students' understanding of the relevance of multicultural/social justice counseling issues and ethical standards for professional practices. Added insights in these areas aid students to…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Cultural Pluralism, Social Justice, Counseling
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Evans, Yvonne A.; Payne, Monica A. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2008
In many Western societies there is increasing demand for counselling; in turn, heightened levels of support needs have been identified for counsellors themselves. Despite calls for practitioners to adopt a more proactive approach to self-care, research suggests many still pay insufficient attention to alleviating on-the-job stress or achieving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counseling, High Schools, School Counselors
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Scott, Timothy P.; Tolson, Homer, Huang, Tse-Yang – Journal of College Admission, 2009
In this study an entering cohort of freshmen majors in mathematics and science at a land grant, research one institution was examined to first determine if a group of students who persisted in science and mathematics disciplines were different in terms of pre-college characteristics from a group of students who dropped with grade point averages…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Group Membership, Grade Point Average, Graduation
Choike, James R. – 1981
The materials from the Mathematics at Work in Society were designed to increase awareness of the connection between mathematics and careers for students of grade 8 or more. This book is designed so that it can be used in a variety of ways by students, teachers, and counselors. The information is on many different careers and the way in which…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Planning, Careers, Mathematical Applications
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Leitner, Michael J.; Leitner, Sara F. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2005
If leisure is defined as free or unobligated time, then leisure is clearly the category of time expenditure that has the greatest potential for making people healthy and happy but it also has the greatest potential for creating problems. Therefore, educating and counselling people on how to make best use of their free time can have a great impact…
Descriptors: Therapy, Leisure Time, Leisure Education, Well Being
Moche, Dinah – 1983
This booklet is designed to introduce young people, their parents, teachers, and advisers to various fields of and possible career opportunities in physics. The colorfully illustrated booklet, aimed particularly at junior high school students, highlights the work and experiences of several young physicists. Although physics is not usually taught…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Choice, Employment Opportunities, Junior High Schools
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Ingraham, Colette L.; Oka, Evelyn R. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2006
School psychologists involved in the delivery of psychological and educational interventions face the challenge of identifying interventions that will work within their schools. The evidence-based intervention (EBI) approach has received attention as a promising way to identify effective interventions. The national Task Force on Evidence Based…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Differences, Identification
Indiana State Commission for Higher Education, Indianapolis. – 1989
This document presents the findings from a task force whose charge was to compare the expectations postsecondary institutions have of their entering freshmen with the proficiencies expected of Indiana high school students and to develop recommendations for reducing whatever gaps might exist between the two. These recommendations take the form of…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning, College Bound Students
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Hollingsworth, Mary Ann – Journal of School Counseling, 2010
This study examined the relationship between dimensions of wellness and academic performance for 634 third through fifth grade students in Title One schools in rural Mississippi, using composites of the Five Factor Wellness Inventory for Elementary Children and Reading, Language, and Math Scores of the Mississippi Curriculum Test (a state level…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Academic Achievement, Wellness, Grade 5
Shedd, A. Neal; Scott, Anita K.; McCullough, James M. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1961
Because of the growing importance of the sciences in the society and the increasing interest of young people in pursuing scientific careers, the Congress of the United States enacted Public Law 85-875. One purpose of the law as stated in Section 2(a) (4) is "to develop an awareness of the satisfactions to be derived through a career devoted…
Descriptors: Educational History, Annotated Bibliographies, Science Careers, Mathematics